Yo-Yo Trick: the Grind-Slack-Bind

Yo-Yo Trick: The Grind-Slack-Bind

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Worldwide Video Yo-Yo Contest

The Grind-Slack-Bind, a great trick to know when you have a PBR in your other hand.

Setup:
:Yo-Yo should be unresponsive (doesnt return with a tug)
:Yo-Yo's gap should be moderate to allow easy binds
:A grippy response should be used (example: Silicone friction sticker)

The Trick:
1. Grind the Yo-Yo on your finger
2. While grinding, drag the slack across your leg
3. Drop the Yo-Yo between your hand and leg over the slack
4. Yo-Yo should catch and bind
5. Repeat and have fun!

Credits and Thanks:
Paul Hans 2007 US National 1A Freestyle (where I first saw the trick)
YoYoFactory White 401k Espionage (yoyo used in video)
Anti-Yo and Instructables for hosting this contest.

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    41 Discussions

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    noonar

    8 years ago on Introduction

    Yay, finnally learned it! i learned this trick on my own before even seeing this

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    NorthWestDorkthebboy

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Theres multiple places online that sell yo-yos. The three major online retailers are www.YoYoGuy.com www.YoYoNation.com www.TheYoStore.com If you are just starting, I suggest buying a $15-$40 YoYoJam yo-yo. They are highly recommended. Dont be tempted by the $100 metal yo-yo's just yet. Buying a $100 metal when you are starting is like providing a Ferrari to a person just getting their drivers permit, its not a recommended. Also, each of those stores have their own subsequent yo-yo forum where you can find information, reviews, and such.

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    NorthWestDorkthebboy

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Typically no. The $15 yoyojam will perform leagues better than 99.99% of the wooden yoyos available today.

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    thebboykiya

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    ya, i might want to get a non-wooden one. i just found out how they pretty much suck. i also suck at learning tricks, but i want a free yo-yo!

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    bad applethebboy

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    wooden yo-yos do NOT suck! I have the RD2 by Tom Kuhn and it totally rocks!!!!!!!!!!!

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    bad applethebboy

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    If you want a wooden yo-yo, get a tom kuhn. For looping, I reccomend the RD2. For string tricks, I reccomend the sleep machine. they both cost more than 20 dollars, so save up your money!

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    bad applethebboy

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    well duncan freehand is pretty good, but I personally don't really like ducan yo-yos. If you are happy with it, great, but I would seriously reccomend getting something from yoyojam.

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    thebboybad apple

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    oh ya i'm happy with it. i'm gunna upload a somewhat ok trick in hopes i'll win the randomly selected prize. ya

    Yeah, you tell them! However, I prefer an alluminum yoyo, but, who really cares. Oh, and thebboy, I don't know a single wooden yoyo that is under $10.00. Back to bad apple, I have almost finished Boing-E-Boing. I have the mount down, just need to get the boing part finished.